Community Economic Opportunity Program (CEOP)
For more information, please visit our website at www.inac.gc.ca/sk or contact:
Kim Biem email@example.com (306) 780-7110
Michael Rosenby firstname.lastname@example.org (306) 780-8752
Bradyn Parisian email@example.com (306) 780-3839
Program Manager firstname.lastname@example.org (306) 956-1044
Applicant Contact Information
Contact Phone Number
Contact Fax Number
Applicant Type: [ ]First Nation Council [ ] Tribal Council [ ] Corporation [ ] Other - Specify
Proponent Communities and the Applicant
Complete the following table
Name of Proponent Community Predominant Type
(First Nation, Inuit, Innu)
Where the applicant is acting on behalf of proponent communities in addition to itself, describe information
demonstrating that the proponent communities have given the applicant a mandate to act on their behalf.
Provide key documents (letters, Band Council Resolutions, etc.) in an annex.
If the applicant is not a First Nation or Tribal Council, describe the legal, ownership and control structures of
Provide a description of the circumstances giving rise to the project.
Provide a description of the project.
Project Components/Key Activities
Summarize key project activities by completing the following table.
Key Activity Description Expected Completion Date
Sources and Uses of Funds
Complete the following table
Year One Year Two Total
Sources - total
First Nation Contribution
Other Federal Funding
Uses - total
Professional and technical
Other personal services
Training delivery and trainee
Work experience initiatives
Salaries and wages
Minor machinery and
Substantiate all uses of the funds (e.g. quotations for contracts, costing methodology, estimates person
days and per diems for services, estimates of travel requirements and costs). Provide key documents in an
Substantiate why funds are expected from other sources (e.g. through commitment letters), describe terms
and conditions of the funding, and provide contact names and telephone numbers for funds expected from
Describe efforts that have been made to secure funding from other sources to replace INAC funding.
If the project has received previous federal funding, provide information on the amount, source (department
or program), purpose, amount and status
If INAC has funded the first stage of this project, provide financial statements for the previous stage of the
project in an annex.
Summarize, for key personnel, roles, responsibilities, level of education, previous employment and training
and proposed position and remuneration. Provide resumes in an annex. Describe the organizational
structure to carry out the planned activities.
Indicate nature of outside services that will be obtained in connection with this project
Describe the nature of accounting records that will be required by the organization and the level of expertise
that will be required by accounting personnel.
Describe the provisions that will be made to ensure that the records are properly maintained.
State the name of the firm or individual that will be appointed as auditor and the extent of any proposed
involvement by them in the financial management and control of the organization.
Describe the nature of special services to be provided by the auditors and present an estimate of the costs
Community Economic and Other Benefits
Identify any First Nation, Inuit and Innu communities expected to benefit from the project that were not
previously identified as proponents of this application
Summarize the benefits expected from the project in terms of:
- increased community economic capacity
- increased employment of community members
- greater utilization and value of community land and resources
- contracts and sales for community businesses
- community government revenues from economic development
- development of economic or other infrastructure
- access arrangements for lands and resources beyond community control
- additional investments in communities
- better climate and environment for community economic development
- more and larger community businesses
Describe any other economic or non-economic benefits expected to result from the project.
Other Significant Information
Provide information regarding any possible conflict with Claims Negotiations of other First Nations, Inuit or
Innu communities within the same geographic area or operation.
Provide a pro-forma monthly statement of cash flow for the duration of the proposed activity(ies) based on
planned expenditures and commitments of funds from all sources in an annex. If there is a shortage of cash
flow for a given period, indicate how it will be financed.
Provide other significant and relevant information not provided elsewhere
List documents provided as a annex to this application
Signatures and Authorizations
I certify that:
-the information in this application and its annexes is correct, to the best of my knowledge;
-appointed representatives of the Minister are authorized to obtain and share with persons or organizations,
public or private, any information necessary to complete the assessment of the project outlined;
-the applicant is in principle prepared to enter into a funding agreement with INAC and to accept the terms,
conditions and other obligations of the funding agreement; and
-I am authorized to sign this application on behalf of the applicant.